: Sound recording of Lucille Kendall's 1976 interviews with Violet Orr, including a brief interview with Violet's husband Paul Orr. The interviews document Violet Orr's childhood and marriage; her trip with Paul Orr to the Soviet Union in the 1920s; her activities as a Communist Party organizer in the 1930s and '40s in California, including her involvement in the San Francisco laundry workers' union and work for the radical newspaper, the People's World; and the Orrs' experiences during the post-war Red Scare. Collection Guide
: Finding aid to the Violet Orr oral historyManuscript Call Number
: MS 3516Cassette Call Number
: CT 30.1-30.15Rights
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Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
Part of the Women in California Collection.
Interviewer: Kendall, Lucille
Interviewee: Orr, Violet; Orr, Paul